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Apr 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
-- that miranda rights seek to prevent voluntary and coercive interrogation and a core civil liberty safe guard with constitutional weight. the supreme court has rocked a limited exception to the use of miranda rights which is the public safety exception and thinking there is -- but when the immediate demand of public safety require people to be questioned without their rights being read law enforcement may be able to do so. when the obama administration announced that it was going to use the public safety exception, we said, well, you might be able to do that but recognize that it is limited and narrow. so, now i think that might have been invoked. we don't know. that is one thing we don't actually currently know now. how this has proceeded. what is important here is that the defendant has counsel and has gone before a judge. so, we look to the system to work, which means we expect prosecutors to proceed fairly and prove their case and defense lawyers to zealously perform their duty. and we look to see what facts they find and architects they make. host: how different is the public
Apr 18, 2013 8:00pm EDT
council and the civil rights outreach director of the american islamic -- the american isla mic congress. >> in the name of god, the most compassionate and most merciful, mr. president, governor patrick, mayor menino, and fellow citizens, we are gathered together to mourn the loss of life in a criminal attack on our community. what happened on monday has shocked and horrified us, but it has also brought us together. i ask you to share the message my my community's culture.-- , community scripture. i want tcisa t ld i was living at the time in damascus, syria. one afternoon while walking back home from school, i experienced the terror of a car bomb that exploded on my route. i will never forget the sound of the blast, the rush of hy, and the anger and the fear. these feelings returned on monday. it is a line from the muslim holy scripture, the passage declares it is inspired by the jewish tradition, that "whoever kills a soul, it is as if he had killed mankind entirely, and whoever saves a life, it is as if he saved all of mankind." on boston streets on monday afternoon, next to
Apr 24, 2013 6:00am EDT
, including the american civil liberties union project,onstitutional human rights first, human rights watch and the open societies watch. i want to take a point of personal privilege to acknowledge the person in the audience who is sitting in the second row here. she is currently a deputy federal public defender in los angeles, but she returned for this hearing before the last two years, she she has been on detail to my office and served as counsel on this constitution subcommittee could before she left, she helped prepare today's hearing. i hope we did well based on your standards and what you have asked us to consider. she has made many important contributions to our work and included improving coordination by federal and state and local law-enforcement and apprehending international fugitives and planning the first of a congressional hearings on solitary confinement. thank you so much for your fine work. the record will be held up -- held open for week to accept statements. additional questions from what is it can be submitted. i asked that they be submitted one week from today. i
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